the land on which real estate is located
he built the house on land leased from the city
material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
the land had never been plowed|good agricultural soil
Synonym: soil, ground
territory over which rule or control is exercised
his domain extended into Europe|he made it the law of the land
Synonym: demesne, domain
the solid part of the earth's surface
the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land|the earth shook for several minutes|he dropped the logs on the ground
the territory occupied by a nation
he returned to the land of his birth|he visited several European countries
Synonym: state, country
a domain in which something is dominant
the untroubled kingdom of reason|a land of make-believe|the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
Synonym: realm, kingdom
extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
the family owned a large estate on Long Island
the people who live in a nation or country
a statement that sums up the nation's mood|the news was announced to the nation|the whole country worshipped him
Synonym: country, nation
a politically organized body of people under a single government
the state has elected a new president|African nations|students who had come to the nation's capitol|the country's largest manufacturer|an industrialized land
United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
farming is a strenuous life|there's no work on the land any more
Synonym: farming
reach or come to rest
The bird landed on the highest branch|The plane landed in Istanbul
Synonym: set down
cause to come to the ground
the pilot managed to land the airplane safely
bring into a different state
this may land you in jail
Synonym: bring
bring ashore
The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
deliver (a blow)
He landed several blows on his opponent's head
arrive on shore
The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
Synonym: set ashore, shore
shoot at and force to come down
the enemy landed several of our aircraft
Synonym: down, shoot down